Meditation for Children

Meditation for Children

Even children experience stressful lives.  They are bombarded with pressures from school, television, video games and peers.  Meditation classes give children the means to deal with the stresses of life and develop a peaceful state of mind. Some examples of class topics include dealing with conflict and frustration, learning to appreciate others, and learning how to develop happy, peaceful minds.  Children’s classes are presented in a lively, creative and interactive way.  The classes are suitable for children 6-11 years of age.  Meditation for children will be an ongoing program every Sunday morning throughout the year.

 

Kelsang Gewang – Teacher of Meditation Class for Children

Kelsang Gewang is a Kadampa Buddhist nun of the New Kadampa Tradition.   She ordained with Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in the Summer of 2006 after discovering Dipamkara Meditation Center in 2002.  She has been an active and committed member of the Center ever since.  She has 25 years of combined public school teaching experience in grades K-12. She is a dedicated and sincere practitioner with a wish to benefit the people of Long Island, especially children and teens.

 

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